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good morning i'm john alston live in san rafael five hours away from a large memorial service to honor a sheriffs deputy that was killed while trying to help a friend. >> i'm amy hollyfield live in the news. deficit meltdown unfollowed in washington. republicans can't agree what to do about the debt ceiling crisis. they are running out of time. beautiful picture almost likes a painting. notice wherever the clouds are and strongest sea breeze and cooler temperatures. i'll map that out where the heat will be and thunderstorms around state this weekend. >> i'm sue hall. so far it is friday light.
they have several events around the bay area. i'll have more details coming up. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. >> we are talking about a memorial service for a murdered marin county sheriff's deputy. >> that is expected to bring hundreds if not thousands to san rafael. john alston has a preview. >> reporter: the sun is now up. doors will open here at 10:15. the event is open to the public. about 800 to 1200 people expected here. the actual service begins at 11:00 a.m. and event is expected to run until 4:00 in the afternoon. the mourners will be gathering here will be paying their respected to jim mathison a sheriffs' deputy that works at the civic center for the past nine years. he was killed about a week and a half ago near petaluma. he had gone to a friend's houses
ho whose daughter was being harassed by an ex-boyfriend with a history of violence. that ex-boyfriend showed up and then shot the deputy who was off duty and unarmed at the time. when he tried to grab his ex-girlfriend's mother. a brother shot the suspect to death which has been calling a justifiable homicide but today is all about deputy mathison. one of the persons that worked for a long time in construction. decided to change careers and pursue his passion in law enforcement. he leaves behind a wife and two children two boys one 18 and one 21 years old. one of those sons will be speaking to the event. there will be other speakers from close friends. there will be a reception and an
opportunity afterwards for friends and relatives to sign his casket here. federal and state officials are working on what could be the largest marijuana eradication effort in california history. our media partner california watch was allowed to shoot this video from one of the raids being conducted in the mendocino national forest. so far they have removed 373,000 pot plants and arrested 88 people. tonight at 6:00 we'll bring you the full california watch investigation into the people behind these illegal pot farms and the influence mexico is having on the marijuana production here. police have found one marijuana cultivation site near the wood land area where a park police officer was shot at earlier this week. he was on routine patrol south
of moraga when gunmen opened fire on him with assault rifles. the officer shot back. he was rescued by an armored vehicle. aerial surveillance uncovered one active grow site. a vigil is expected tonight at the site where a person was shot and killed while feeding the homeless in east oakland. known as brother john was shot in the head when someone in a car opened fire on him his wife and two young daughters. his pregnant wife and one daughter were also wounded. there is a small memorial on 47th avenue where the shooting took place. same area where the neighborhood will hold tonight's vigil. there is a $25,000 reward for information leading to a suspect. public records show alameda city officials were warned a program was necessary for public safety more than two years before a man drowned as
firefighters watched on memorial day. our media partner oakland tribune the noticed was filed by firefighters union in february 2009. he warned that water rescues happen several times a year and the decision to cut the rescue program violated the firefighters' contract because it changed working conditions. those records were released as alameda investigates the drowning death of raymond zach on memorial day. firefighters would not go into the water to help saying they were not certified to do so. >> house republicans are meeting in hopes to figure out what needs to be change after a shocker yesterday. just as they appeared yesterday on john boehner's legislation to avoid a default next week the speaker announced there would be no vote. amy hollyfield is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: republicans have to get their party in order.
while they are fighting the clock keeps ticking here is how much time they have left until the government defaults. the government will default on tuesday. he surprised everyone when he said there won't be a vote. he said how confident that he had enough votes to get the bill passed which would cut $900 billion from the deficit and extend the debt ceiling until next spring. tea party members said they would not vote to raise the debt ceiling. even if they get out passed the government would have to do it in the future. it can't be an option because it will not pass the senate. it's dead on arrival. >> reporter: it would shift to senate leaders. republicans need to get their business done.
and senate leaders where the majority would support would be the whole other issue. so lawmakers have a long way to go and not much time left. but unprecedented default will happen on tuesday. hear is some perspective on how dire the u.s. debt crisis is becoming. apple has more cash than the federal government. this morning the treasury department says it has $73 billion in cash on hand. apple ed it was sitting on a cash reserve of $76 billion. >> that puts things in perspective. that is pretty scary. >> it is absolutely scary. >> we have numbers that are not too scary for us warm weather. >> we have a high pressure and marine layer diluting. >> there is 1,000 to 1500 foot
marine layer and most is seeing the influence of the winds and pull the warm weather from the heat of the desert southwest. be happy if you like the cooler weather that the marine layer is here. warmer weather head east all the way into central valley. near 100 all weekend and farther east up in the mountains and thunderstorms, quite a diversity of temperatures and weather across the state today. back here at home. mainly cloudy this morning. temperatures in the 50s until you get to the peninsula and south bay low 60s there. even 63 in antioch. now is on a we head into the afternoon hours low to mid 90s in the east bay valleys. fremont and into the santa clara valley, low to mid 80s. upper 70s to low 80s until clearlake cloverdale near 100 70s around richmond and oakland. 68 in monterey. low to mid-70s for the rest of
the bay. to mid 90s around morgan hill. seven-day forecast morning clouds afternoon sunshine and temperatures within a few degrees of today's. good morning sue. we got a lot going on. critical mass last friday of the month therefore about 6:15 this evening the bike riders will begin gathering at hermann plaza. we have a memorial service we have been reporting later this morning, at san rafael at marin veterans auditorium and thousands of people are expected there. expect traffic delays. plus at infineon we have the races going on today through the weekend. slow traffic on 37 from 80 to 101. >> thank you. our time is 6:09. >> just ahead a major change for a popular pain killer. >> look who is coming to dinner.
francisco has and give way to sunshine and very nice summer temperatures throughout the day. >> a lot of. >> hello the coffee i'm drinking >> a bart director is promising a proposal to allow bicycles on the back of cars during rush hours. executive planning and budget manager recommended against a similar proposal and argues for keeping the current proposal for to the allowing bikes on trains during peak hours. a director says the issue is not dead and the board might bring back the proposal and call for public hearings. >> the make of extra strength tylenol is reducing recommended dosages to prevent accidental overdoses.
they will list the maximum dose at six pills down from the current eight pills a day. next year the daily recommendation for regular strength tylenol will also be reduced. they called for sweeping reductions to prevent accidental overdoses of acetaminophen. >> a big surprise for a family. surveillance cameras outside their their home captured a mountain lion walking right up the driveway. the family was inside when they noticed the motion sensor inside. they checked the cameras and saw the lion outside. the animal quickly ran off. they alerted neighbors and police but there have been no other sightings. so they have the proof that backs it up. great temperatures today
right? >> depends on what kind of weather. east bay valleys some sunshine but not too hot around the bay but clouds and cool at the coast. >> is that kind of coffee you are drinking like kristen is drinking? >> kristen, do you want to answer that? >> i'll be back in 15 minutes. >> and good morning. beautiful picture from mount tamalpais this morning. just love the clouds the texture, the high clouds that are coming in and making that sunrise so beautiful. nice job gentlemen. let's talk about the temperatures unneeds the clouds. we have temperatures running in the 50s and still low 50s into the south bay. and monterey bay and inland 56 or 57 degrees. sunny around the bay inland and still pretty cloudy and cool at the coast. clouds will return to the bay tonight.
that same pattern will hang out the next seven days that means our temperatures will be close to seasonal averages. you don't see any wild spings swings summer has settled the forecast. 3 degrees warmer than average san jose the same napa and redwood city 1-3 degrees cooler. sunrise sunset is 8:21. they are having a hard time with the sunlight and clouds back to the coast by noon but very thick along the coast and parts of san francisco, 70s and 80s will dominate most of the bay 90s confined to the east bay valleys. 83 in san jose. to about 86 in saratoga. temperatures on the peninsula from 73 in millbrae ep in san mateo everybody else around 80 degrees. half moon bay 55 one of the warm spots. daly city only 62. downtown and south san francisco
mid to upper 60s. sausalito 70. north beaches low to mid-50s compare inland to 70s to mid-80s napa 83 degrees. 70 at berkeley. cool spot on the east bay shore. 82 in fremont. you see the low to mid 90s throughout the east bay valleys dublin 90 and walnut creek coolest. 72 in watsonville. mid to upper 60s carmel and monterey. heading to the game tonight a's taking on the twins and fireworks day. 65 tropic down to 60. 62 in antioch tonight and any drizzle would be confined to the coast. seven-day forecast there you go morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-60s at the coast. have a great weekend. here is sue. >> if you are heading towards pittsburg, first reports of an accident. here is what is going on.
metal debris so cars are getting flat tires and off to the side of the road. that is railroad avenue westbound. let's take a look at walnut creek toward 24 junction southbound area. we have no reports of any problems. looking good at this hour. san rafael we've got memorial service going to be happening at suggesting this morning at marin veterans auditorium. you can expect delays around the civic center on surface streets beginning about 9:30 this morning. at the maze metering lights are off and traffic is flowing smoothly on 580. abc7news.com one-stop shop for everything traffic click on the bay area traffic icon on the right of your screen. >> it's 6:19. have i ever wondered why some golfers pound the ball 300 yards and others can't get close to that? researchers at stanford say they
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the one that married prince william. they put it on ebay and they got bids up to $78,000. he is hoping the auction and waited a while and the price will go up more. >> still ahead. let it begin. new accusations being made against a group urging ed lee to run for a full term. >> and activists are calling to prove claims that a suspect shot himself during a confrontation in the city's bayview district. >> and new dna evidence that could positively identify a suspect in a murder mystery. >> they had pizza and prayers last night but still republicans couldn't get it done. now president obama will be weighing on the debt crisis. i'm amy hollyfield i'll have an updated in the newsroom coming up. >> traveling to new york or houston, flight delays there and flight arrival delays in sfo are
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he couldn't roll enough votes. [ bell ringing ] >> there is the opening of the trading day but rebellion in the republican party. we'll go live to the stock exchange for a check on early trading in 15 minutes. >> meantime, in washington speaker boehner is meeting in hopes of a bill. >> deadline is four days away otherwise the nation may default on its debt for the first time in history. amy hollyfield is jiolg joining us live. >> reporter: we're just getting word the president will speak in less than an hour from now. he will make a statement on the status of the debt crisis. he has been quite frustrated about the lack of progress and last night they another setback. >> john boehner appeared confident all day that his bill would be passed. it seems he underestimated the tea party men's of his party.
michelle bachmann who said she couldn't support. >> it i will reduce spending but i won't vote to raise the debt ceiling. i have titanium spine to see it through. >> it would have cut $900 billion from the deficit and would have temporarily extended the debt ceiling through next spring. senate majority leader harry reid quickly took to the senate floor when he realized the house would not be taking a vote. >> i apologize for the late hour. we have been waiting for the house to conduct their business and they have had trouble conducting it. >> ironically they were working on a bill that looked like no future. >> it cannot be an option because it one of the pass the senate. >> it brings back to the looming deadline of tuesday. congress needs to acts by then to avoid an unprecedented default. >> the stakes are increasingly
and rising exponentially by the day and optimistic projections they will find a way as they always do, you wonder what they are going to do. >> there was pizza ordered last night and prayers three republicans left boehner's office and went to near chapel to pray for leadership. the president will give a speech at 7:20 and we will carry it live right here. amy hollyfield "abc 7 news." today, santa clara county prosecutors will receive results of a test that could range murder ten years ago the main suspect. advertises could show fiber found inside the jeep came from a persian rug who was in her
home. naso was arrested but then released in 2007. in january he was shot and killed at a san jose coffee shop by the woman's brother. san francisco san francisco police department turn over the gun found in connection with a police shooting. they say this is the weapon that 19-year-old kenneth harding was carrying when he confronted officers july 16. it's a .380 semi-automatic pistol. san francisco used a ..40 caliber side arm. they believe he accidentally shot himself in a shootout with police. they uncovered the gun with a bayview resident but they want to make sure they ought to test the gun so there is no cover-up. >> we have to be on an independent panel to see if it
was the right gun. >> these are scientific tests they are lining up corroborating the stories to the event. >> there are four independent investigations already underway into the shooting. >> a man facing an emergency is in custody this morning. he forced his way into a woman's car. 62-year-old victim yelgd about a pregnant woman going into labor. she exited where she stopped the car and started screaming. suspect got out of the car and ran away. police found and arrest arrested him a short time later. they think the same man tried to flag down other drivers before officers caught him. >> a san jose youth organization is reeling after the theft of dozens of fishing poles. hundred rods and reels were stolen from the program at lake cunningham park.
it gives children free access to the equipment and special events. distinctive poles are candy apple red. cop either thieves in the north bay are targeting vallejo schools. seven schools have been vvld a total of some times since may. franklin middle school has been hit particularly hard. the damage will cost the district at least hundred thousand dollars. >> the fate of california's voter enacted ban on gay marriage could be decided this fall. the california supreme court has now scheduled a september 6th hearing. the court must decide whether the sponsors of the measure have the authority and overturn the measure if the governor and attorney general refuse to do so. it's pivotal to the ban. schwarzenegger and jerry brown refuse refused to challenge the
federal ruling. >> ed lee is now poised to run to the office he as appointed to. five political rivals declare declared are jointly calling for an investigation into alleged campaign finance violations by a committee pushing him to enter the race. the main fund-raiser got an executive to help gather employee signatures for the petition urging lee to run. they recently got a garbage contract from the city. the company says the executive has been disciplined. >> pg&e is expected to complete it's excavation of an abandoned pipe in san bruno by tonight. they are digging up a section of the pipe that has been unused since the 1950s and it was part of the line that exploded last september. the state's puc wants to look at the pipe as part of its investigation into the san bruno explosion and fire that killed 8
people and destroyed 38 homes. federal investigators say there were shoddy welds on the pipe that exploded. pg&e records show that it should have been a seamless 30-inch pipe. >> friday but don't worry the tips of the warm rays will come later today. >> and a little romance in the forecast. >> whatever it takes. we have a southeasterly flow to bring warm weather into the central valley and east bay valley. as you head to the west it will continually cooler with more clouds. check out these winds, out of the southwest at 31 in fairfield and pretty stout sea breeze running up to 1500 to 2,000 feet. below it winds are calm but cloud cover has kept temperatures if not 2-4 degrees warmer. exception, fairfield and livermore 1-2 degrees warmer in
san jose. mainly cloudy with temperatures in the 50s and 60s now through about 8:00. by noon, the clouds are pulling back to the coast. it will keep san francisco and half moon bay in the upper 50s. 55 in oakland 63 in san rafael everybody in the 70s to near 80 degrees. by 4:00 high clouds and sunshine, inmate 90 in the east bay valleys. 70 in oakland 64 in san francisco about 80 also in santa rosa. seven-day forecast morning clouds afternoon sunshine and temperatures pretty close to average. >> good morning. we are getting word of an accident westbound highway 4 summersville. that is going to mess up the commute around the pittsburg area. may be cleared but just be forewarned. slow traffic which is typical for this time of the morning. let's go to marin county we've
got a memorial service that is about positive to begin in a couple of hours. at the marin veterans memorial auditorium. a deputy sheriff no parking on civic center drive and they are expecting about 1200 people and there will be traffic delays on 101 north san pedro road and down to redwood highway from 9:30 until about 4:00 this afternoon. they have blocked off the parking on civic center drive. the funeral is open to the public today. the maze as you head into the bay bridge and on to the 580 junction. metering lights are on but minor delays. it's appears google is ready to join the video rental business. jane king will have more live at new york stock exchange. the dow is down 125 points. >> plus,....
and now we are watching live doppler 7-hd. there are a few showers lingering and more will develop this afternoon. heat will get you in central valley 103 in fresno and 81 in l.a. up in the sierra thunderstorms are possible through the weekend in tahoe and also in yosemite and down in southern california morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine. mid-80s in l.a. and mid 70 inmates san diego. a frightening smash and grab robbery caught on video in los angeles. >> it's just a shock and awe where they come in hit the cases, use intimidation or in this case as in several cases pepper spray. >> it's the latest in a spring of smash and grab robberies in the l.a.'s jewelry district.
there have been eight in the area this month alone. in the latest they got away from $7,000 in costume jewelry. they believe they are motivated by the pricing price of gold. >> the families of two u.c. graduates are holding a protest. they are hoping the hearing sunday in iran will end the ordeal. they are due in court are about a iranian authorities say will be the final hearing in their case. sara shourd was released last september on humanitarian grounds. the hearing comes two years to the day. they were arrested while hiking along the iran-iraq border. >> a new study released this morning shows the nation's economy growing at the slowest pace since the recession begin.
gavin newsom will arrive in silicon valley to unveil his plan to kick start california's economy. it plans to expand manufacturing and green industry exports. the plan calls for a single cabinets jobs czar and started with a privately funded office in china. also economic strike teams to help businesses to gather necessary permits and navigated conflicting state and county rules for business expansion. california has the second highest unemployment rate in the nation. youtube looking to expand the movie streaming service. chevron has a good story to tell. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. markets reacting to boost the debt limit. as you mentioned we got those
latest economic numbers economy is stalled out in the past three months. that was a disappointing number gdp, so the markets dow nasdaq and s&p 500 dow is down 132 points. everything is down better than 1% and bloomberg silicon valley index is also down. second quarter profits. they topped estimates on higher drug sales. and they said they had net income on higher energy demands. >> we know that apple is big but just how big. apple more than doubled it's share of the global cellphone market. shipments. iphone. rivals all lost market share. netflix amazon walmart is
talking about streaming video. and google's youtube site a pay paid to rent movie business and now paid movie service made it i'm jane king bloomberg news. this morning the sweet stink of garlic will be in the air at gilroy garlic festival kicks off. more than 100,000 people are expected to attend. you can expect heavy traffic on highway 101 in the gilroy area all weekend but local businesses are reaping the benefits with most hotels sold out. main event is on saturday with a great garlic cook-off. last year they raised more than $270,000 for a local charities. >> you might want to stock up on breath mints. >> you said reeking?
>> yeah. >> check in with mike with a look at the weather forecast. >> look at the was cascading clouds as we look southbound from vollmer peak. it's going to be pretty nice. i don't think garlic stinks at all. that is my personal opinion. and lowest cholesterol. hello? 6:49 and let's talk about the temperatures still hanging around 50. everybody else in mid to upper 50s. clouds around the bay and clouds around the monterey bay and temperatures very much the same 56 to 57 degrees. three things i want you to know sunny around the bay and inland and cool and cloudy at the coast. clouds move back to the bay and pattern will repeat over the next seven days, temperatures will be close to today's which are pretty close to average.
let's take about 24-hour temperature change one degree warmer in concord and san jose. fremont and san francisco to oakland and santa rosa 3. even though we have a sharp sea breeze low to mid 90s in the east bay valleys. it will be much cooler along et east bay shore. oakland 72. union city 79 to near 80 in castro valley. 82 in fremont. 82 in sunnyvale. 83 in san jose. even some upper 80s around los gatos. mid to upper 70s millbrae and san mateo otherwise 80 on the peninsula. look at half moon bay 65, that is the warmest spot along the coast. daly city 52. mid to upper 50s in downtown san francisco. low to mid 50s along the north bay shore. as you head into the valleys upper 70s to mid-80s for you. 68 in monterey but 74 in santa cruz to 93 in morgan hill. gill loy 91. it will be comfortable in the
shade. look what we have tonight fireworks show. mostly clear 65 dropping down to 60. any drizzle will be along the coast and clouds will be confined to the north bay and maybe south bay. we do have warm weather moving in so it is the east bay valleys that will see the brunt of this. that is why inland temperatures are stuck in the 90s. pretty comfortable around the bay with upper 70s to near 80 and cool at the coast with low to mid-60s. >> off to a pretty good start. hop around the bay, walnut creek 680 looking pretty good from concord towards the 24 junction. 24 westbound looking good all the way through the caldecott tunnel. san mateo bridge no delays. we are looking good westbound
toward foster city. lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights a minor back-up. we do have a stall at dumbarton tolls, left lane. infineon raceway, it's going to be a busy weekend on the freeways there. 37 and expect delays all around infineon 80 and off of 121, as well. in san francisco this evening we've got the critical mass that starts at 6:15. so you can expect traffic delays in and around the embarcadero in that area. abc7news.com is the website for more information. president obama and other executives are set to release details to slash the amount of gasoline that trucks and cars will need down the road. it will double economy standards to 54.5 miles per gallon.
the obama administration has soft nldz the proposal from 56 miles a gallon. they will have lee way through 2012 to build profitable suvs and light trucks. it would save drivers money at the pump and reduce pollution. recapping top stories just hours from now, more than a thousand people are expected to gather in san rafael to remember a sheriff's deputy gunned down while trying to help a friend. >> reporter: a few deputies who are part of the honor guard are now starting to show up. doors will open at 10:15. it is open to the public. between 800 to 1200 is expected. reception will go into the afternoon perhaps until 4:00 p.m. mourners will be honoring jim
mathison a deputy in marin county. he was here for nine years he was killed a week and a half ago near petaluma. he was gone to friend's house. the boyfriend of the daughter showed up and shot the deputy who was off duty and unarmed at the time. when he tried to grab the ex-girlfriend's mother a brother shot halloran to death. that has been ruled as justifiable homicide. nine years ago mathison decided to become a sheriffs deputy. he worked at civic center and jail. he leaves a wife and two sons. one of those sons will be speek speaking today. the sheriff will also talk and california flags will be presented to officer mathison's two sons. there will be a reception after
the service ends at 1:20 in the afternoon. >> this debt ceiling crisis in washington is really blowing up this morning. president obama announced he will make a statement at 7:20 this morning on the issue but senator harry reid beat him to the podium he announced the senate will now take action and try to get a bill passed since the house can't seem to get it done. john boehner suffered a huge setback last night when he didn't have enough votes to get his bill passed. he had spent the day how confident high was to get the bill through but tea party members appear to be a determined group. they do not want to raise the debt ceiling and won't vote on boehner's bill. the country could default on tuesday if leaders can't get this worked out. president will be speaking this morning. we will carry his speech live starting 7:20.
>> we'll be streaming it live on our website at abc7news.com. final check on weather and traffic. >> put your mind at ease about the forecast clouds will retreat back to the coast to early afternoon hours. temperatures pretty close to average with 90s inland and 80 around the bay and low to mid-60s at the coast. i would like to a repeat for the next seven days but that is what we'll have in the accu-weather seven-day forecast. >> first reports of an accident. live shot and you can see it on your screen northbound 280 at 17 junction middle lane blocked and traffic is backing needed the coupe than oh direction. interesting shot for you there. emergency crews are on the scene. that is san jose northbound 280 at 17. an accident northbound 80 in hayward that is blocking lanes.
in marin county we do have a veterans auditorium big memorial service for the deputy sheriff there between 9:30 and 4:00. expect major delays on the 101 civic center drive. it will be jam packed as the funeral begins at 11:00 had morning. >> thank you for joining us for the morning news. remember the president will be talking at 7:20. >> join us for midday news at 11:00.